Achillis Bocchii Bonon. Symbolicarvm quaestionvm de vniverso genere qvas serio lvdebat libri qvinqve
²A-E comprise sources, a classification of the mottos, index and errata
Signatures: * pi ²pi² A-2I 2K 2L-2V ²A-E
Getty copy lacks *2.3 which includes privilege granted by Henry II of France; see Mortimer. In its place is the bifolium with title on first p. "Victoria ex labore...", which according to the register on the last p. should be ²pi²
The Getty copy has the original setting of ¹B as described by Mortimer, with B4 missigned B2
Mortimer, R. Italian 16th cent.
Binding: limp vellum, sparsely tooled in gilt. Author written on spine. Two pairs of holes at foredge for ties. Gauffered edges
18th-century ownership inscription at foot of pi2r, the name effaced. The 8th leaf verso has an inscription headed: Mons. Gio. Caramuele Vescouo, in which the writer discusses the number of possible combinations of the letters of the alphabet. Another inscription in the same hand on the verso of a leaf bound in at the end is headed by the date 23 Marzo 1667. In it the writer calculates the amount of food a person might consume in a lifetime of 44 years
No Table of Contents. Foxing. Irregular pagination. Some misprinted page numbers. Narrow margins.
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